First county implements new state voting machine standards

First county implements new state voting machine standards

Susquehanna County’s 25,000 registered voters will be the first in Pennsylvania to use new voting machines this November.

Following new state guidelines released in spring, the state’s 67 counties had until the end of 2019 to implement paper record keeping voting machines. The guidelines were released in light of Russian interference in states’ voting infrastructure during the 2016 presidential election.

Friday, September 21, 2018/Author: Stephen Caruso
Categories: News and Views
Over one million Pennsylvanians have used online voter registration services

Over one million Pennsylvanians have used online voter registration services

Pennsylvania voters have had three years to register to vote online — and over one million have taken advantage of it.

According to the Department of State, 1,092,407 people have used the state’s online portal to either file new voter registrations or update existing registrations. About 60 percent are newly registered, while 40 percent changed registrations.

Tuesday, September 4, 2018/Author: Stephen Caruso
Categories: News and Views
DePasquale updates voting security audit as more Russian hacker incidents come to light

DePasquale updates voting security audit as more Russian hacker incidents come to light

On Tuesday morning, Auditor General Eugene DePasquale held a press conference where he announced that he is expanding his audit to help keep people’s votes safe and secure when it comes to voting in the commonwealth.

Tuesday, July 17, 2018/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: Video
Former assistant Allegheny County DA, public defender to challenge Zappala in 2019

Former assistant Allegheny County DA, public defender to challenge Zappala in 2019

Former Allegheny County assistant district attorney and chief deputy public defender Turahn Jenkins is challenging incumbent DA Stephen Zappala for his seat in 2019.

The announcement comes on the heels of the death of Atwon Rose Jr. who while unarmed was shot in the back by an East Pittsburgh police office. While Zappala is seeking a murder charge against the officer, a history of poor police-community relations has led up to Jenkins' announcement.

Tuesday, July 3, 2018/Author: Atiya Irvin-Mitchell
Categories: Pittsburgh
DePasquale announces new audit to gauge voting security

DePasquale announces new audit to gauge voting security

On Monday morning, Auditor General Eugene DePasquale stood with Secretary of State Robert Torres and Senators Mike Folmer (R-Lebanon) and Kim Ward (R-Westmoreland) to announce that he will be conducting an audit of the state's voter registration system to assess voting security before the 2020 elections. 

Monday, June 11, 2018/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: Video
RSS
123456789